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Friday, October 12, 2018

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Wilmington: The Los Angeles Police Department's Harbor Area Homicide Detectives are seeking the public's assistance in identifying the suspect(s) responsible for the shooting death of 44-year-old Ricardo Torres of Wilmington.

On October 11, 2018, around 11:05 p.m., Richardo Torres was sitting in his vehicle near the 100 block of East D Street in the city of Wilmington, when unknown person(s) fired multiple rounds striking him.

Los Angeles Fire Department paramedics responded to treat Mr. Torres for a gunshot wound; however, he did not respond to medical treatment and died from his injuries.

Detectives have no leads on a vehicle description or suspect(s) and are asking for the public's help.

Anyone with additional information is urged to call Detective Maffei or Sergeant Oliva, Harbor Area Detectives, at 310-726-7882 or 310-726-7886. During non-business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7 (1-877-527-3247). Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call the L.A. Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477) or go directly to www.lacrimestoppers.org. Tipsters may also visit www.lapdonline.org, and click on "Anonymous Web Tips" under the "Get Involved-Crime Stoppers" menu to submit an online tip. Lastly, tipsters may also download the "P3 Tips" mobile application and select the L.A. Regional Crime Stoppers as their local program.


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